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"By grace you have been saved through faith." Ephesians 2:8
The Friendship Circle

We are a community church where people want to get connected. It’s a natural fit for the outgoing, but to others, making friends is a challenge. Right now, It’s a challenge...

Meet the Author of Misunderstood Verses of the Bible

Author, Theologian, and Professor Rev. Dr. Robert Van Voorst, will be joining the Tuesday Afternoon Men’s Zoom Study on Tuesday September 29, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. The men\r...

September 24 Hymn Sing Lyrics

September 24 Hymn Sing Lyrics...

Sack Lunches Packed and Delivered

RB Community families have continued to provide 100 sack lunches three to four times each month for clients at Interfaith Community Services. Thank you to our August...

TIPS for Self Care During COVID 19

During times of change and uncertainty it is ever more important to incorporate self-care and structure into your schedule. While your typical self-care routine may no...

September Missions Update

DID YOU KNOW… Your RB Community Missions Committee, as a standing committee of your Session, is continuously working throughout the year to reach out and help those...

Our Strategy to Reopen

UPDATE September 15th, 2020 - This is the outline of our strategy to activate in person activities on our RB Community campus. Safety is of the utmost importance - we...

Art Pushes My Comfort Zone

I once said I had a third-grader's artistic ability, and my friend responded with, \"that's insulting to third-graders.\" As a 36-year-old, I have come to grips that art...

Are You a Deacon at Heart?

Deacons are the spiritual leaders of our congregation that offer the gift of compassion.  They assist with the ministries that meet the physical and spiritual needs of...

Courtyard Worship Service Bulletin

Service information will now be provided on-site as a printed bulletin...

Happy Solutions Kids

RB Community provided 100 backpacks loaded with school supplies and several additional boxes of supplies to help Solutions for Change children be prepared for the start...

La Mesa Prison Ministry

The La Mesa Prison Ministry team has not been able to venture inside the prison walls for several months, but that has not stopped us from planning upcoming events and...

The Last Word - by Bob & Jeanette Lauer

INTRODUCTION:  Bob and Jeanette Lauer lead a large Sunday morning class, which has been suspended during the current pandemic. This is the last of their weekly letters...

CRU-San Diego College Ministry Update

Many of you are probably wondering what ministry has looked like during the COVID crisis. It took our team about two weeks to pivot into a new way of reaching our college...

Join our spiritual leadership team

Elders Are Not Older saints, and the church is definitely not ageist. Here’s a little-known fact to prove it: You don’t have to be older to be an elder. And even better...

God Speaks - wisdom from Bob & Jeanette Lauer

INTRODUCTION:  Bob and Jeanette Lauer lead a large Sunday morning class, which has been suspended during the current pandemic. They now send out a weekly letter to the...

Help Keep Our Preschool Safe

RB Community Preschool is opening on August 31st and we want to be sure the classrooms are sanitized so our students and staff are safe. To help defray cleaning costs...

College of the Bible Fall Course Catalog is Here

Take some time to review this catalog and visit the College of the Bible's online platform. You will find excellent classes that will assist you in growing in your faith....

A Phone Call Goes A Long Way

Working with a demographic that is very comfortable with technology in this season made some of the transitions simple. Everyone was able to figure out how to get zoom...

Comfort for us all - wisdom from Bob & Jeanette Lauer

INTRODUCTION:  Bob and Jeanette Lauer lead a large Sunday morning class, which has been suspended at the start of the current pandemic. For inspiration and connection,...

A Time to Serve-Looking for new Elders and Deacons

There are different kinds of gifts, but the same spirit. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. ...

Missionary Update: Jill Weller

Jill went on her first mission trip with RB Community in 2006 with Rev. Ray Sparling and felt God move in her life. Answering the call, she moved to Kenya in April 2008 to work...

Missionary Update: CRU Bridges - San Francisco

Join CHURCH CHAT (link below) on Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00pm to learn more about Jenny Hurn's experience as a missionary with international students in San Francisco....

What is God doing during this pandemic? Inspiration from Bob & Jeanette Lauer

INTRODUCTION:  Bob and Jeanette Lauer lead a large Sunday school class, which has been suspended during the COVID19 pandemic. For inspiration and connection, they now...

Our New Radio Service: 90.5 FM

Before streaming, internet, and television, there was the trusty radio. We are looking for congregation members to help beta test the radio broadcast of our Sunday 9am...

Backpacks, Backpacks and More Backpacks

Thank you for your amazing generosity in these uncertain times of schools reopening or not. As of now students will be starting the year with online learning and will...

In Service to God-Seeking new Elders and Deacons

“Therefore I glory in Christ Jesus in my service to god. I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me...\" Romans 15:17-18...

Learning with Bob & Jeanette Lauer

INTRODUCTION:  Bob and Jeanette Lauer facilitate a large Sunday school class on our campus, which has been suspended during the COVID19 crisis. In lieu of meetings, they...

Be Right with God

MY Daily devotionals are free, sharable, daily inspirational snippets posted every day, all year. A recent devotional resonated with folks, so it's post in its entirety...

WANTED: Sack Lunch Packers

Would your family like to pack sack lunches for clients of Interfaith Community Services? ...

Wisdom from Bob & Jeanette Lauer

INTRODUCTION:  Bob and Jeanette Lauer facilitate a large Sunday school class on our campus, which has been suspended during the COVID19 crisis. This month they celebrated...

Seeking New Christian Leaders

The ties that bind our hearts in Christian love are being put to the test. Thanks to the leadership of our pastors, our staff, our elders, and our deacons, our community...

Update: Baja Presbyterian Missions

The following is a thank you note from the Board members of Baja Presbyterian Missions, a little history of the non-profit supported by RB Community, and an update on...

Teens Are Struggling - Let's Help

During this season of COVID-19 many teens have been struggling in the area of emotional health. Our student ministry department wants students to know that they are loved...

Pastor Dr Bryan Stamper and Monsignor Dennis L Mikulanis
Farewell Tribute for Parish Nurse Cheryl Foreman

Cheryl has provided encouragement and support to so many people in our church over the 17 years she’s been our parish nurse. This month she moves to Alaska to be near...

Back to School Drive

Last year RB Community provided over 250 backpacks and hundreds of school supplies to local children through Friends & Family Community Connection in Poway, Salvation...

Pastor Dr Bryan Stamper and Local Clergy Response to Racism
Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Elder Statement Addressing Injustice

[From the active Elders of Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church]...

Are We Shutting In or Shining Out?

It’s hard to believe it, but exactly three months ago—Thursday, March 19th—Governor Newsom gave a statewide “Stay-at-Home” order to the residents of California. All of...

Solutions for Change Impacts Lives

\"My name is Lynnda and I am 14 years old. I just recently went back to my mother after 5 years in foster care. I will forever be grateful to Solutions for giving my mama...

Healing in the Name of Jesus

At one of the Temple’s gates, a lame man was begging. His circumstances were hard. In addition to not working and begging for money, he was unable to walk. Culturally,...

Talking Bible Update

Dear RB Community,...

Campus Return Survey Results

Over 500 people took our online survey about returning to campus. Throughout the three weeks we collected data, the percentages stayed consistent. So thank you for taking...

God's Help for Re-Entry

Just when we were finding new rhythms of life in the quarantine, the re-entry begins. We are thankful for the guidance for it to happen in stages, but nonetheless, change...

Pastor Bryan Stamper Reopening VIDEO update
A Letter from your Pastors

To the beloved saints of God who together form the Body of Christ as RB Community Church,...

FFCC Says THANK YOU

Dear RB Community Congregants,...

How Do Those Who Give Care, Stay Encouraged?

These months of facing the covid-19 have been intense for many people. Those who were already facing challenges; whether health, financial, relational, were doubly stretched....

Reopening Update for RB Community

RB Community has always been a church focused on providing a safe place for people to gather in love and care for each other. As the church begins to open following the...

Dont' Go it Alone

As our social isolation continues, RB Community Pastoral care continues to provide you with helpful resources for your mental health....

2020 Coronavirus Update

FRIDAY MAY 15TH 2020 UPDATE...

Thank You to First Responders

Thank You hardly seems like enough when we think about how readily first responders jump to our needs when called on day or night. The COVID-19 pandemic has again put...

Tribute to our Parish Nurses on the Pandemic Frontlines

National Nurses Week May 6 to 12 provides an opportunity to honor the work of our nurses. We are privileged to support Christian nurses who are a source of inspiration...

Packed With Love

Each month RB Community provides 100 sack lunches for clients of Interfaith Community Services. Even with COVID-19 and \"shelter in place\" we have been able to provide...

Pastoral Perspectives - "Rush In"

We are Presbyterian pastors in the PCUSA, currently serving in San Diego Presbytery during the global COVID-19 pandemic. We meet by Zoom to support one another, and to...

A testimony about healing & mental health
But what would I say?

“Hmm, no one has called for a few days. I know my family is very busy, but I sure love those calls during this time when we are all “shut in,” What should I do Lord?...

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Friends & Family Community Connection (FFCC) is a 100% volunteer non-profit that provides grocery supplies on a regular basis to over 800 families in the Poway, Carmel...

Pastor Mofid Shares How We Are “Created New in Christ"

“Created New in Christ\"...

Nothing Can Stop Prayer

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER THEME:  “PRAY GOD’S GLORY ACROSS THE EARTH” Habakkuk 2:14...

Helping Interfaith Serve Those in Need

Interfaith Community Services started over 40 years ago, when a group of faith leaders came together for their neighbors as the needs of the community grew. This group...

Stephen Ministers Are Here For You

We are certainly in an unusual time with new unusual stresses.  Whether you are home alone, or home with a spouse and children, we want you to know that Stephen Ministers...

Encouragement from Pastor Mofid

Lent - ...

Delivering Sack Lunches

In this time of uncertainty, RB Community is continuing to meet our commitment of delivering 100 sack lunches for clients of Interfaith Community Services in Escondido....

Encouragement from Pastor Mofid

Grace to you and Peace,...

Arabic Ministry 3-15-2020

Mofid's latest message and announcements for our Arabic family members can be found here...